The Morning After: Russia wants local offices from big tech companies like Google and Apple

We’ll get into Russia’s demands for big tech below, but first — ahead of a four-day weekend for some — let’s talk about streaming shows. 

You’ve probably noticed by now that we’ve got a reboot problem. Nothing epitomizes that better than the live-action series remake for beloved anime Cowboy Bebop. Senior Editor Devindra Hardawar puts it into words well: “Netflix’s remix is mainly in love with Cowboy Bebop. It wants to remind us of the anime.” But in the effort to show its affection, it all rings a little hollow by comparison.

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Devindra even gets a little brutal, criticizing the times when the show “looks worse than

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